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This is how to respond to a veteran contemplating suicide
I’ll never forget him. Or his voice.
‘Failure of leadership’ — What one Marine’s discharge reveals about the military justice system
“The Marines need to own their part of what went wrong here."
Retired Air Force general caught with child porn blames it on PTSD
Plea? Guilty. Sentence: Probation and a $2,500 fine.
Veterans need to be honest about their loneliness and boredom after serving
The best and worst thing about being in the military is that it is all-consuming.
Joe Biden trotted out the trope of the damaged veteran during a recent campaign speech
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is facing criticism after he recounted a story about a military veteran who committed a violent crime after his wartime service
California police pay $575k for mistakenly arresting injured Army vet
Officers mistook Andy Ford's seizure symptoms for intoxication and belligerence when they arrested him in 2018.
Lawsuit: Fayetteville police wrongly arrested suicidal soldier, lawyers failed to defend him
The former soldier's lawyer said he should get nearly $7.7 million — $300 for each hour he was jailed.
Former soldier walking across the country aims to bring ‘a tsunami of attention’ to PTSD
Breaking down the stigma and misunderstandings about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is the goal of a retired U.S. Army veteran walking across the country this year.
‘Take what’s inside and get it outside’ — Air Force psychologist reminds airmen of mental health resources
"For whatever reason, it's too hard to mutter the words, 'I need help.' We provide a lot of different mechanisms to do that."
House passes bill that would stand up VA program for veterans to train service dogs
"Service dogs soothe the invisible wounds of war."
‘It’s amazing what happens here’ — Nonprofit saves dogs from being euthanized and trains them to help veterans heal
"Obviously, it's not a cure. But we have had dogs literally save a life."
A new bill would cover the cost of service dogs for veterans with PTSD
Lawmakers and veterans advocacy groups are ready for change after waiting nearly a decade for the Department of Veterans Affairs to change its policy on not reimbursing service dogs for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder
PTSD nearly killed him. Now this former Marine is using it to help other veterans
Bobby Grey's a former Marine, 2003 to 2007 — a mission that has given him great pride and great anguish. Twelve years later — anguish or not — he still loves the Corps to the core. Semper Fi — always faithful. But he acknowledges, though, that that's where the scars originated.
The US Postal Service’s new ‘Healing PTSD’ stamp will raise money for veterans
The United States Postal Service has just issued a "Healing PTSD" semipostal stamp that will raise money to be distributed to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs for the National Center for PTSD
A class-action suit could remedy bad paper discharges for vets with PTSD
A class-action lawsuit claims the Navy is giving other-than-honorable discharges to Marines and sailors with Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress.
Mental health care isn’t one-and-done — like any journey, you have to commit
While more veterans are seeking mental health care, they aren't getting the long-term treatment they need
‘I just want to enjoy my life’ — Army vet still recovering 10 years after Fort Hood shooting
"I don't think that Fort Hood should ever be the only thing that ever defines you."
We salute Ricochet, the badass therapy dog that surfs with wounded veterans
While the news may be abuzz with stories about Conan, the hero dog on the Delta Force raid that killed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, there's another canine who's been quietly serving behind the scenes: Ricochet.
PTSD tied to higher risk of an early stroke, according to a massive new study of post-9/11 veterans
"This trend is very concerning given the devastating impact stroke has on young patients and their families"
Former VA Secretary: ‘Now is the time’ to research medical marijuana
The former Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs thinks that the VA needs to start researching medical marijuana. Not in a bit. Not soon. Right goddamn now.
‘Chicago is my home’ — Army vet deported to Mexico returns to the US to fight for citizenship
Army veteran Miguel Perez Jr. was allowed temporary travel to the U.S. for an immigration hearing, to decide if he can obtain citizenship after being deported in 2018 over nonviolent drug charges
‘Formation: A Woman’s Memoir of Stepping Out of Line’ shows the military’s blatant disregard for rape victims
"I would have been damned had I been a slut, but I was just as damned for not having been one."
A Florida congressman is pushing federal protections for vets who use marijuana
Staggered by the burgeoning numbers of veteran suicides, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube said on Wednesday he supports removing marijuana from its wrongly classified Schedule 1 status
The Minneapolis VA is testing a medical app to combat PTSD nightmares
The brainchild of a Macalester College graduate to help his father overcome combat-related nightmares has turned into a promising — but still experimental — medical app that is being tested by the Minneapolis VA Medical Center
Rep. Seth Moulton reveals his past struggle with PTSD to combat stigma around mental health care
Seth Moulton, a former combat Marine who's running for the Democratic presidential nomination, revealed he sought treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder as he proposed expanded mental health care for veterans and others